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Computational Program for Simulation of Mass and Heat Transfer of Cerrado Fruits

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Sara P. Fernandes, Glêndara Aparecida De Souza Martins, Warley Gramacho Da Silva

Sara P Fernandes, Glêndara Aparecida De Souza Martins and Warley Gramacho Da Silva. Computational Program for Simulation of Mass and Heat Transfer of Cerrado Fruits. International Journal of Computer Applications 165(5):1-5, May 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Sara P. Fernandes and Glêndara Aparecida De Souza Martins and Warley Gramacho Da Silva},
	title = {Computational Program for Simulation of Mass and Heat Transfer of Cerrado Fruits},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {165},
	number = {5},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-5},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913856},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This work proposes the development of software that has the objective of simulating the drying of cerrado fruits. The project was constructed through bibliographical surveys that pointed out several mathematical models that represent phenomena of heat and mass transfer between product and drying air. The developed program is dynamic and based on the Thompson model, but allows the use of the Page model, as well as the open parameterization of some equations such as the conversion reason, specific heat, among others. The software developed allows the simulation of heat transfer process, minimizing time and costs applied in practical experiments preliminary.


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Simulator, Modeling, Transport phenomenon. Fruits